Chiang Mai has a uniquely indigenous cultural identity. Its people maintain their own dialect, customs and cuisine. There is a host of ancient temples, famous for their northern Thai architectural styles and richly decorative details.
Chiang Mai, “The Rose of the North”, is the principal city of northern Thailand. It has an enchanting location on the banks of the Ping River, in a region of stunning natural beauty. Chiang Mai has a uniquely indigenous cultural identity. Its people maintain their own dialect, customs and cuisine. There is a host of ancient temples, famous for their northern Thai architectural styles and richly decorative details.
Chiang Mai is Thailand’s top shopping destination for quality arts and crafts, both traditional and modern, hilltribe handicrafts and antiques. Top buys include silks and cottons, umbrellas, furniture/ woodcarving, silverware, lacquerware and ceramics. Book flights and travel packages to Chaing Mai with Direct Flight’s International.
Beyond the city, Chiang Mai province is the ideal terrain for adventure travel by river rafting, four wheel drive safaris or trekking on elephant back. Not to be missed are the traditional villages of the region’s hilltribe people, distinguished by their colourful tribal costumes and lifestyles mostly untouched by the modern world. Direct Flights can help you plan and book some of the best destination activities available in Chiang Mai.
Chiang Mai and its environs offer a vast range of attractions, including elephant camps in which work elephants display their forestry skills; longtail boat trips from Ban Tha Ton downriver to Chiang Rai (a thrilling 3 ½ hour journey that passes hilltribe villages and jungle scenery);mountain biking and popular jungle treks lasting from 2 to 7 days. Treks commonly feature travel by foot, boat, elephant-back, horse-back or jeep, or frequently a combination of two or three modes of transportation, though if you are looking for a more traditional type of transportation to get you around the beautiful city of Chaing Mai, Direct Flights provides cheap car and van hire as well as well as airport and ground transport options.
Chiang Mai offers a comprehensive selection of hotels and resorts in all price categories. Direct Flights has cheap flights to Bangkok, Chiang Mai and other fabulous destinations in Thailand. We can also help you with discount accommodation. Why not take advantage of Direct Flights’s Chiang Mai travel packages, which can include cheap flights, accommodation, sightseeing, tours and travel insurance? If you’re searching for a great deal for your Chiang Mai holiday, you’ve come to the right place. Direct Flights-we’re Australia’s online travel experts.